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Africa Global Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) Partners with the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit

Chicago, Illinois, November 3, 2017 — Africa Global Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) announces a partnership with the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) and furthers the event’s mission to promote and facilitate international trade and foreign direct investment in Africa. The 2018 ATIGS edition will gather 2000-plus key economic players from more than 70 countries including government delegations, high-profile African leaders, project developers and international investors on June 24, 25 and 26, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Designed to promote and facilitate international trade between Americas, Asia, Europe, United Arab Emirates and Africa, the 3-days event will provide a unique platform to gain strategic knowledge about local investment opportunities and business networking. Over 150 speakers, 160 exhibitors and 350-plus global investors and deal making will top the agenda at ATIGS 2018, covering 16 economic sectors particularly manufacturing, agribusiness, power, construction, transportation, IT, tourism, telecoms, and natural resources sectors. High-potential projects in Africa will be presented to international investors. Featured agenda items will include projects showcase, deal marketplace, exhibition, country presentations, and among others.

ATIGS consists of 13 specific events including bilateral events, US-Africa Manufacturing Forum, UAE-Africa Business Forum, Africa-China Economic Forum, EU-Africa International Business Congress, and more under the umbrella of World Business Week on Africa, strategically positioned between the 27th World Gas Conference with over 12,000 delegates, and the 2018. Select USA Investment Summit – with over 1,200 global business investors, given ATIGS delegates more opportunity in June 2018.


Interested companies are invited to register to attend or exhibit, and receive regular information via the following website or contact


About Africa Global Chamber of Commerce – AGCC
Africa Global Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) is a Chicago-based not-for-profit corporation with a mission to promote trade, investment, educational exposures, and cultural exchanges globally for Africa’s economic interest and its partners starting from the United States of America. Locally, AGCC strives to serve businesses and professionals seeking business opportunities, while also, facilitating mutual commerce between US and Africa.


Prominent African and international business executives and investors to explore business opportunities at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS); a prestigious biennial conference and exhibition to be held on June 24-26, 2018 in Washington, DC, USA under the theme “Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development” aligned with two of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 17 & SDG 8), and designed to contribute to AGOA, Trade Africa, World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), SDGs Agenda 2030 and AU Agenda 2063.


AGCC Media Contact]

Alain Tchegnon

Communication and Media Director


ATIGS Media & Business Development Contact:

Melissa Brown, Media Relations, Global Attain Advancement |

Ceci Guevara, Chief Marketing Officer | +1 (512) 944-2710 |


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